Authentic Goan Beef Curry

Recipe by Brian Holley
READY IN: 1hr 35mins




  • In a dry blender mix together the cumin seeds, red chillies, pepper corns, cardamom seeds, funugreek seeds and the mustard seeds.
  • Add the vinegar salt and sugar to make a paste.
  • In a large pan heat some of the oil and fry the onion till golden, add the onion to the spice mix and blend again.
  • Heat the remaining oil and fry the meat till brown all over, remove the meat from the pan.
  • In the same pan fry the ginger and garlic for 3 mins over low heat.
  • Add the coriander and turmeric and fry 2 minutes.
  • Now add the spice paste to the pan and cook for 5 mins, stir so that the paste does not stick to the pan.
  • Put the meat back in the pan, stir to cover with the spice mix, and add the water.
  • Cover the pan and simmer till the meat is tender about 1 hour.
  • Serve with boiled rice and a vegetable curry.